https://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/articles/rss.xml en Is America no longer "the great melting pot"? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/america-no-longer-great-melting-pot <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> Edmund Burke is often quoted as saying that all it takes for evil to triumph is for good people to do nothing.<br /><br />Conservatives are silent as Trump's tweet telling women of color to go back to their ancestor's country amplifies the sort of thing that people like David Duke and the Klan have been saying forever.<br /><br />It's just as explicitly racist and fascist as was his "very fine people on both sides" comment. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/america-no-longer-great-melting-pot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/america-no-longer-great-melting-pot#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 15 Jul 2019 22:31:34 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 109701 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 12 July '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/friday-12-july-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Show LIVE from Netroots Nation in Philadelphia (w/Free Speech TV)</li> <li>How Do We Beat Trump? - Adam Green, Progressive Change Campaign Committee</li> <li>How Do We Build An Economy That Works For Everyone?<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/friday-12-july-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/friday-12-july-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 15 Jul 2019 07:45:05 +0000 SueN 109695 at https://www.thomhartmann.com How Do We Help the Victims of This "Reality Star" President? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/how-do-we-help-victims-reality-star-president <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> When Donald Trump was doing a reality show for NBC, he was messing with a few peoples lives - and apparently delighting in it - but the impact was minimal. Now he is quite literally running a daily reality show out of the White House and messing with the lives of all Americans and the planet more broadly. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/how-do-we-help-victims-reality-star-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/how-do-we-help-victims-reality-star-president#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Fri, 12 Jul 2019 22:40:15 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 109691 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 11 July '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/thursday-11-july-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Show LIVE from Netroots Nation in Philadelphia (w/Free Speech TV)</li> <li>The Census and Immigration Raids... Could This Be Trump's Strategy to Win in 2020?</li> <li>How Surveillance Affects the Muslim Community More Often... - Zahra Billoo, Civil Rights Attorney &amp; Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations San Francisco Bay Area</li> <li>Is it Possible that the Fed Has Figured out How to Correct the Boom and Bust Cycles of Capitalism Like in Australia and Japan? - Economist Dr.<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/thursday-11-july-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/thursday-11-july-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 12 Jul 2019 09:29:41 +0000 SueN 109683 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 10 July '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/wednesday-10-july-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> <li>Is America the First Developed Country to Begin Moving Backwards?</li> <li>The Movement to Get Guns Under Control - David Swanson, Journalist/Activist/Campaign Director-Roots Action / Author-War Is A Lie</li> <li>How To Ban Facial Recognition Surveillance? - Evan Greer, Deputy Director-Fight for the Future</li> </ul> <p><!-- <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> --><!-- <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> --></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/wednesday-10-july-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/wednesday-10-july-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 11 Jul 2019 09:08:37 +0000 SueN 109674 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Is America the First Developed Country to Begin Moving Backwards? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/america-first-developed-country-begin-moving-backwards <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> Russian president Vladimir Putin recently suggested that "liberal democracy" is "obsolete." He may be onto something, at least from the point of view of conservatives and neoconservatives in the United States and Europe. Indeed, a liberal democracy has been under attack for sometime. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/america-first-developed-country-begin-moving-backwards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/america-first-developed-country-begin-moving-backwards#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 10 Jul 2019 23:21:53 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 109671 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 9 July '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/tuesday-9-july-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Are you hearing the media re-write history and eulogize Perot as the guy "who opposed government debt" instead of the guy "who opposed NAFTA and other 'free trade' agreements"?</li> <li>The Movement to Get Guns Under Control</li> <li>The Climate Crisis Coming - Temperature and Seal level Rise - Dr.<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/tuesday-9-july-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/tuesday-9-july-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 10 Jul 2019 15:48:01 +0000 SueN 109665 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Trump and the GOP are blatantly encouraging foreign dictators to hack the 2020 election https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/trump-and-gop-are-blatantly-encouraging-foreign-dictators-hack-2020-election <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> It looks like Donald Trump and the leadership of the GOP are encouraging other countries to hack our upcoming 2020 election.<br /> </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/trump-and-gop-are-blatantly-encouraging-foreign-dictators-hack-2020-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/trump-and-gop-are-blatantly-encouraging-foreign-dictators-hack-2020-election#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 10 Jul 2019 15:42:45 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 109664 at https://www.thomhartmann.com The New Horror Awaiting Us If the GOP Is Successful https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/new-horror-awaiting-us-if-gop-successful <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> Trump and the Republican Party have been screaming about the horrors of Obamacare ever since it was passed in the early years of the Obama presidency. Today, their lawsuit to completely destroy Obamacare is being heard in a federal appeals court, and may well go from there to the Supreme Court. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/new-horror-awaiting-us-if-gop-successful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/new-horror-awaiting-us-if-gop-successful#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 09 Jul 2019 22:52:19 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 109660 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 8 July '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/monday-8-july-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Sex Trafficker of Underage Girls' Jeffrey Epstein - Will He Implicate Trump?</li> <li>America Concentration Camps &amp; Voter Suppression - What Will it Take for Trump Supporter To See the Light?</li> <li>Why is the IRS Commissioner in Charge of Releasing Trump's Tax Returns Making a Profit from Trump Property</li> <li>Issues of the Day - Congressman Ro Khanna (D-CA, 17th District)</li> <li>The Floating Chernobyl Exposed - Paul Gunter, director of the Reactor Oversight Project Beyond Nuclear</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/monday-8-july-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/monday-8-july-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 09 Jul 2019 15:33:27 +0000 SueN 109654 at https://www.thomhartmann.com America Concentration Camps & Voter Suppression - What Will it Take for Trump Supporters To See the Light? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/america-concentration-camps-voter-suppression-what-will-it-take-trump-supporters-see-li <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> El Salvador and Honduras right now have the highest civilian homicide rates in the world. In the entire world. Even higher than countries like South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo, which are experiencing civil wars.<br /> </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/america-concentration-camps-voter-suppression-what-will-it-take-trump-supporters-see-li" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/america-concentration-camps-voter-suppression-what-will-it-take-trump-supporters-see-li#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 08 Jul 2019 22:52:34 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 109650 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 3 July '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/wednesday-3-july-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> <li>How Close is Iran to a Nuclear Bomb, really? - Jamal Abdi, President - National Iranian American Council (NIAC)</li> <li>How Should the Dems Deal With the Fact that Trump's Base Loves His Cruelty On the Border?</li> <li>Is It Appropriate for American Business' To Use Pre-Civil War Icons Symbols to Sell Product?</li> <li>What's Up With Medicare? Are There Big Changes Effective January 1, 2020? - Alex Lawson, Executive Director - Social Security Works</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/wednesday-3-july-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/wednesday-3-july-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 08 Jul 2019 15:19:01 +0000 SueN 109644 at https://www.thomhartmann.com How Should the Democrats Deal with the Fact That Trump's Base Loves His Cruelty on the Border? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/how-should-democrats-deal-fact-trumps-base-loves-his-cruelty-border <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> While most of America is shocked and horrified by the stories and pictures coming out of Trump's concentration camps, part of America is delighted. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/how-should-democrats-deal-fact-trumps-base-loves-his-cruelty-border" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/how-should-democrats-deal-fact-trumps-base-loves-his-cruelty-border#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Wed, 03 Jul 2019 23:21:45 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 109633 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 2 July '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/tuesday-2-july-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Time for a Nation Service Program</li> <li>Is the Economy Weak and Getting Worse? - Professor Steve Keen, Economist/Author, new book "Taking the Con out of ECONomics"</li> <li>Vile Border Control Facebook Posts - It's More about Trump then the Border Control....</li> <li>Everyone Says the Economy Is Great - How is it Affecting You?</li> <li>Should Patents be Abolished on Drugs to Support the Public Good. You can't Patent Coffee - but the coffee business makes a profit!</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/tuesday-2-july-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/tuesday-2-july-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 03 Jul 2019 07:36:37 +0000 SueN 109619 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Time for a Nation Service Program & A Draft? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/time-nation-service-program-draft <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> If we want to stop stupid wars, we need a draft. For the past 18 years, the United States has continuously been at war, and now Trump is threatening more wars with Iran and Venezuela. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/time-nation-service-program-draft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/time-nation-service-program-draft#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Tue, 02 Jul 2019 22:35:18 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 109616 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 1 July '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/monday-1-july-19-show-notes <ul> <li>When the Economy Crashes Will America Move to the Hard Right or Left?</li> <li>FDRism vs. Reaganism. What Are the Chances this Election Will Turn U to FDRism vs. More Reaganism?</li> <li>Which candidate Are You Supporting Now? and why? How will that person being president effect the future direction of America?</li> <li>Has the Refugee Crisis Met the Definition of a "Mass Atrocity"?</li> <li>Carter: "He lost the election and was put into office because the Russians interfered." How do we respond to an illegitimate president?<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/monday-1-july-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/monday-1-july-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 02 Jul 2019 16:01:27 +0000 SueN 109610 at https://www.thomhartmann.com When the Economy Crashes Will America Move to the Hard Right or Left? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/when-economy-crashes-will-america-move-hard-right-or-left <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img alt="Thom plus logo" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" style="border-width: 0px; border-style: solid; margin: 10px; float: left; width: 156px; height: 156px;" /></a>Chuck Collins and Josh Hoxie are confirming the numbers that Bernie Sanders and other progressives keep pointing out - that three men in America own more wealth than the bottom half of America - over 160 million people. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/when-economy-crashes-will-america-move-hard-right-or-left" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/when-economy-crashes-will-america-move-hard-right-or-left#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Mon, 01 Jul 2019 22:56:34 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 109607 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 28 June '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/friday-28-june-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Show live from the studios of Chicago's Progressive Talk WCPT 820AM.</li> <li>Impeachment: A Citizens Guide (Including Analysis of the Mueller Report) - Professor Cass Sunstein, Robert Walmsley University Professor - Harvard/ from 2009 to 2012, Administrator - White House Office of Information &amp; Regulatory Affairs / Founder &amp; director of the Program on Behavioral Economics &amp; Public Policy - Harvard Law School / Author - numerous books including his latest, Impeachment: A Citizen's Guide</li> <li>Anything Goes Friday!</li> <li>Who do you think won (or lost) this week's debates?<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/friday-28-june-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/07/friday-28-june-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 01 Jul 2019 15:58:09 +0000 SueN 109601 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 27 June '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/thursday-27-june-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Show: Hartman Labor Live from Elmhurst, IL with WCPT and Bricklayers &amp; Allied Craftworkers ADC 1 of IL.</li> <li>Labor leaders weigh in on last night's Democratic Presidential Candidate's Debate Pt. 1 and discuss: <ul> <li>what a new Chicago Mayor &amp; Illinois Governor mean for Labor</li> <li>will Illinois Inspire &amp; Embolden Other States?</li> <li>training tomorrow's labor</li> <li>employment misclassification and the fallacies of "Right to Work"</li> <li>how are right to work states doing?</li> <li>the myth of Labor vs.<br /> </li></ul></li></ul><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/thursday-27-june-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/thursday-27-june-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 28 Jun 2019 15:55:14 +0000 SueN 109591 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Wednesday 26 June '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/wednesday-26-june-19-show-notes <ul> <li>Show LIVE from Real Talk 910 AM, San Francisco.</li> <li>Mid-day with Mark - Congressman Mark Pocan (D-WI, 2nd District)</li> <li>Is the Real Reason for the Father &amp; Daughter Deaths in the Rio Grande - Climate Apartheid?</li> <li>Warren Wants to Make Voting "As Secure as Fort Knox"</li> <li>Is Trump Playing the Limbaugh Card? Women Standing Up For Their Rights Puts Them in the "Club for Ugly Women?"</li> <li>What Would Be the Outcome if Black Live's Matter Had Forced the Shutdown of the OR Stay Capital Instead of The Proud Boys?</li> </ul> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/wednesday-26-june-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/wednesday-26-june-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Thu, 27 Jun 2019 05:36:06 +0000 SueN 109581 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Tuesday 25 June '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/tuesday-25-june-19-show-notes <ul> <li>How Do We Stop Trump From Raping Humanity?</li> <li>Is America Facing Mental Illness From the Trump Regime?</li> <li>A Message From the Billionaire's Club: Tax Us</li> <li>Beto O'Rourke Proposes 'War Tax' As Part Of New Veterans' Care Plan</li> <li>PBS: An 11-year-old changed election results on a replica Florida state website in under 10 minutes</li> <li>New Revelations on Trump's Mental Health - Psychoanalyst Dr.<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/tuesday-25-june-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/tuesday-25-june-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Wed, 26 Jun 2019 16:04:04 +0000 SueN 109573 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Monday 24 June '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/monday-24-june-19-show-notes <ul> <li>It Can't Happen Here - But It Just Did. What will Save America - Impeachment? or 2020 Election?</li> <li>Will the Republican Party Be Gone or a Third Party 10 years From Now?</li> <li>The Latest on Iran...<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/monday-24-june-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/monday-24-june-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Tue, 25 Jun 2019 15:51:49 +0000 SueN 109562 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Friday 21 June '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/friday-21-june-19-show-notes <ul> <li>SOMETHING'S HAPPENING with Roy Of Hollywood - Roy Tuckman, hosts of SOMETHING'S HAPPENING with Roy Of Hollywood</li> <li>Anything Goes Friday!</li> <li>Ice on Fire/ The destructive effects of climate change...what cities will be saved? - George DiCaprio, Co-producer of Ice on Fire</li> <li>What Do We Do With a Crazy President Out of Control?</li> </ul> <p><!-- <li>Anything Goes!</li> --><!-- <li>Anything Goes!</li> --></p> <p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/friday-21-june-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/friday-21-june-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Mon, 24 Jun 2019 14:50:12 +0000 SueN 109553 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Thursday 20 June '19 show notes https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/thursday-20-june-19-show-notes <ul> <li>The 4th Anniversary Nixon/Trump Criminal Enterprise Commemoration - Political Commentator/JFK Historian Lamar Waldron, author of The Hidden History of the JFK Assassination and Watergate: The Hidden History: Nixon, The Mafia, and The CIA, and co-author with Thom of "Ultimate Sacrifice" and "Legacy of Secrecy: The Long Shadow of the JFK Assassination"</li> <li>Reparations...a Conversation 150 Years Overdue - Professor/Reverend Cornell William Brooks, Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership &amp; Social Justice-Harvard Kennedy School / former president &amp; CEO-National Associatio<br /> </li></ul><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/thursday-20-june-19-show-notes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/thursday-20-june-19-show-notes#comments Sue's Daily Summaries Fri, 21 Jun 2019 16:03:35 +0000 SueN 109542 at https://www.thomhartmann.com Who Will Stop World War III? https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/who-will-stop-world-war-iii <div><a href="http://www.thomhartmann.com/thom/blog" track="on"><img align="left" alt="Thom plus logo" border="0" height="156" hspace="5" src="http://cdn3.thomhartmann.com/sites/default/files/thom%20and%20logo_13.jpg" vspace="5" width="156" /></a> Back in 2001, after 9/11, Congress gave the president the authority to basically wage war anywhere in the world where there were governments affiliated with Al Qaeda, the radical Sunni Muslim group that came out of the Saudi Wahhabist movement. Iran is Shia Muslim, essentially the sworn enemies of the Sunnis. </div><p><a href="https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/who-will-stop-world-war-iii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2019/06/who-will-stop-world-war-iii#comments Thom's Blog Live Blog Thu, 20 Jun 2019 23:06:04 +0000 Thom Hartmann Administrator 109538 at https://www.thomhartmann.com